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16 FEBRUARY 2018 (Toronto, ON) – Today, Canadian synth-pop duo Brave Shores make their return with the new single, Cult Kids, released via Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company. “Cult Kids” is the follow up to their breakout single “Never Come Down” which has amassed nearly 1.5 million streams in Canada to date.

“We are beyond excited to share a taste of the new music we’ve been working on,” says the band. “‘Cult Kids’ is about what it must be like for kids to enter into a world seemingly divided into cults.”

Musicians, like other artists, are sometimes daring enough to wander from their creative comfort zone – excited at the possibilities, yet unsure of what they will encounter. One such band is Toronto’s Brave Shores, whose 2013 synth pop hit single, “Never Come Down”, was chosen by Bell Canada to promote their Sony Xperia underwater phone. With the unexpected high-profile placement, the brother/sister combo of Jay and Stefanie McCarrol suddenly found themselves with the unique opportunity to fully explore genre that was unfamiliar, yet wholly intriguing. Knowing that the road less traveled can present both hidden dangers and unexpected pleasures, the duo consciously chose to dive into a new musical world, one filled with synthesizers and drum loops. The result is Brave Shores’ music, an infectious body of work that reflects the siblings’ wide-eyed exploration of an entirely new musical journey.

The pair have shared the stage with some of Canada’s most talented acts and have played the country’s best festivals including the 2014 Pop Montreal Festival, Field Trip, WayHome Music & Arts and Rifflandia. Brave Shores will be on opening for Born Ruffians this spring, see below for a list of tour dates and stay tuned for much more to come from Brave Shores

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Canadian Tour Dates:

  • March 7 – Ottawa, ON (w/ Born Ruffians)
  • March 8 – Ottawa, ON (w/ Born Ruffians)
  • March 9 – Hamilton, ON (w/ Born Ruffians)
  • March 10 – St. Catharine’s, ON (w/ Born Ruffians)
  • April 5 – Toronto, ON (w/ Born Ruffians)